Media, Family, and Human Development

Media, Family, and Human Development
Aspects of media and their potential effects on family interactions and human development across the lifespan.
 Hours3.0 Credit, 3.0 Lecture, 0.0 Lab
 TaughtFall, Winter
 ProgramsContaining SFL 358
Course Outcomes

Content and Theory

Discuss the frequency of use of forms of media.

Describe the major theories and associated research that are used to describe media research.

Critically examine media theory and research in the field and apply course material to your own experiences.

Understand how media may influence human development.

Discuss how media can shape the family.

Research and Evaluation Methodologies

  • Demonstrate research skills by researching a topic area relevant to the media.